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Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America

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Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
58 Park Avenue @ 38th Street
New York, NY 10016
Venue Type: Gallery

Neighborhood:
midtown



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
October 21st 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Art Afterhours
Sandra Kolstad
 
October 10th - January 10th, 2015 ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place
Birgir Andrésson, Guðrún Einarsdóttir, Olafur Eliasson, Georg Guðni Hauksson, Einar Falur Ingólfsson, Guðjón Ketilsson, Eggert Pétursson, Ragna Róbertsdóttir, Katrín Sigurðardóttir, Þórdis Alda Sigúrðardóttir, Egill Sæbjörnsson
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Jan, 2015 Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers: Hildur Queen of the Elves & Other Icelandic Tales
 
Jan, 2015 Beneath the Ice: Contemporary Icelandic Poetry
Einar Már Guðmundsson, Didda Jónsdóttir, Gerður Kristný, Megas
 
Dec, 2014 The Cliff – Depth of Darkness/Hraunið
 
Nov, 2014 Art Afterhours
 
Oct, 2014 Decoda: New Music from Iceland’s Við Djúpið Music Festival
Meena Bhasin, Owen Dalby, James Austin Smith, Sæunn Þorsteinsdóttir
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.scandinaviahouse.org
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Sat, 11am-10pm; Sun, 11am-5pm; Third Floor Gallery: Tue-Sat, noon-6pm (Wed until 7pm); Sun-Mon, closed; Halldór Laxness Library: Tues-Friday, noon-5pm; Sat-Mon, closed; Heimbold Family Children's Playing and Learning Center: Sat, noon-5pm; Tues-Fri,
PHONE:  
212-779-3587
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DESCRIPTION

Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, the leading center for Nordic culture in the United States, offers a wide range of programs that illuminate the culture and vitality of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Scandinavia House offerings include diverse exhibitions and film series, as well as concerts and other performances, readings, lectures, symposia, language courses, and children’s activities. Designed by the internationally renowned Polshek Partnership Architects (now Ennead Architects) and inaugurated in October 2000, Scandinavia House is the headquarters of The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) and the site of ASF’s cultural and educational programming.


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